NewZoo Study: Gamers Want More Diversity

When asked if they thought game publishers should take a stance on societal issues, an overwhelming number of the 4000 players who took part in the Gamer Sentiment Study on Diversity and Inclusion said they were either neutral on the issue or in favour of it. Whatsmore, that sentiment held true across all demographics, regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, or having a disability.

Mapping Scotland’s Videogames Industry

How many games companies are there in Scotland? 10? 50? 500? Incredibly, we really don't know. It looks like we may have lost as many as 65% of studios in the last 5 x years. So here's what we're going to do about it...

Abertay Explores Isolation

The University of Abertay has been awarded £276K as part of the 'From Isolation to Inclusion' project, which will explore how technology can help tackle loneliness and social isolation.

InGAME: Innovation Voucher Winners

Six recipients of InGAME R&D innovation vouchers have been announced, covering a broad range of gamification and applied games projects.

8-Bit Bleeps

Researchers from Edinburgh Napier and Manchester Mentropolitan Universities are looking into how gamers listen to audio while playing. Please help by sharing your own experiences and preferences for game audio.

The Future Of Games

The Computer Games Journal has opened a call for papers exploring The Future Of Games

Scotland’s Game Development Sector Ranked 4th in UK

A new research report from UKIE and the BFI shows Scotland as the fourth largest cluster in the UK's video games industry, with Edinburgh and Dundee in the top 10 cities for game development.

Workshops Announced For New Scottish Videogames Industry Research Project

Researchers from the University of Glasgow are holding three workshops in Edinburgh, Dundee and Glasgow, to explore new ways of working with IP within the games industry.

Girl Geek Scotland Launches Mentoring Project To Encourage More Young Women Into Technology

Girl Geek Scotland needs your help... Diversity is an ongoing issue in the technology sector. According to recent research, women make up only 18% of the digital technology workforce. That's terrible. One of the mains reasons for this is female uptake in computing science subjects and interest in technology careers is low - even at high school.... Continue Reading →

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